Wednesday, April 9, 2008

CARL SEVILLE WILL GIVE KEYNOTE SPEECH AT WASHINGTON REMODELING CONFERENCE

Carl Seville, owner of Seville Consulting, is scheduled to be the keynote speaker on green remodeling at the Remodeling Leadership Conference on May 4-6 in Washington, D.C.

The conference, which will be held at the Ritz Carlton in the Pentagon City area of Washington, will focus on the theme of “The Color of Money - Green and the Future of Remodeling.” The conference website (www.remodelingconf.com) notes that “remodeling companies that hope to thrive in the next decade need to adapt -- and quickly” as the concept of sustainability gains momentum in the building and remodeling industries.

Seville, who has both his home and his office in Decatur, is an Atlanta area-based green builder, educator and consultant on sustainability in America’s home building industry. More information about his company, Seville Consulting, is available at www.sevilleconsulting.com.

Considered one of the nation’s leading experts on green building and remodeling, Seville was recipient of the 2005 and 2007 Green Remodeling Advocate of the Year and the 2004 and 2006 National Green Building Awards for Residential Remodeling from the National Association of Home Builders.

He was recently named Residential Green Building Advocate for the Atlanta chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council. In this role, Seville will work closely with local homebuilders’ associations and other green homes organizations, as well as within his own USGBC chapter, to explain and promote residential green building.

Over the years, Seville has earned five Excellence in Design Awards from Environmental Design and Construction Magazine, the Southface Energy Institute Award of Excellence for Environmental Stewardship, and the 2006 EarthCraft House Leadership Award. He has been featured in and writes for numerous publications, including Georgia Trend magazine, the Atlanta Business Chronicle, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Green Builder, HGTVPRO.com, Professional Remodeling, Qualified Remodeler, Remodeling Magazine, Atlanta Home Improvement Magazine, Smart Homeowner, and Environmental Design and Construction Magazine.

Seville has over 30 years of experience in renovation and home construction. He was the founder and vice president of SawHorse Inc., an Atlanta design/build firm for 25 years before starting his current business.

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